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India at Olympics Day 4: Lovlina makes QFs, Hockey men win, shooters endure disappointing day

Debutant boxer Lovlina Borgohain and the Indian men's hockey team were the only positives for the Indian contingent on day 4 of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics while the Indian shooters endured yet another disappointing day.

PTI [ Updated: July 30, 2021 11:12 IST ]
  • The Indian pair of Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker caved in under pressure and failed to qualify for the final of the 10m air pistol mixed team events at the Tokyo Olympics. The duo finished seventh in Qualification 2 after topping the first phase with 582 at the Asaka Range. 
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    The Indian pair of Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker caved in under pressure and failed to qualify for the final of the 10m air pistol mixed team events at the Tokyo Olympics. The duo finished seventh in Qualification 2 after topping the first phase with 582 at the Asaka Range. 

  • Dragflicker Rupinder Pal Singh scored a brace as the Indian men's hockey overcame a demoralising defeat in the previous match to cruise past Spain 3-0 and inch closer to a quarterfinal berth at the Tokyo Olympics. Drubbed 1-7 by Australia in their last match, India produced a spirited performance against world No.9 Spain
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    Dragflicker Rupinder Pal Singh scored a brace as the Indian men's hockey overcame a demoralising defeat in the previous match to cruise past Spain 3-0 and inch closer to a quarterfinal berth at the Tokyo Olympics. Drubbed 1-7 by Australia in their last match, India produced a spirited performance against world No.9 Spain

  • Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) advanced to the quarterfinals in her debut Olympic appearance, defeating German veteran Nadine Apetz in a closely-fought last-16 stage bout.  Borgohain, the lone Indian boxer in action on the day, prevailed 3-2 over her rival who is 12 years her senior.
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    Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) advanced to the quarterfinals in her debut Olympic appearance, defeating German veteran Nadine Apetz in a closely-fought last-16 stage bout.  Borgohain, the lone Indian boxer in action on the day, prevailed 3-2 over her rival who is 12 years her senior.

  • The two Indian pairs participating in the 10m air rifle mixed team event crashed out in the first qualifications stage, missing out on yet another final after an outing that left a lot to be desired in the Tokyo Olympics. The duo of Elavenil Valarivan and Divyansh Singh Panwar (above) finished 12th with a total of 626.5 across three series each, while Anjum Moudgil and Deepak Kumar ended 18th out of 29 pairs with an aggregate score of 623.8 at the Asaka Range.
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    The two Indian pairs participating in the 10m air rifle mixed team event crashed out in the first qualifications stage, missing out on yet another final after an outing that left a lot to be desired in the Tokyo Olympics. The duo of Elavenil Valarivan and Divyansh Singh Panwar (above) finished 12th with a total of 626.5 across three series each, while Anjum Moudgil and Deepak Kumar ended 18th out of 29 pairs with an aggregate score of 623.8 at the Asaka Range.

  • Indian shuttlers Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy emerged victorious against the England pair of Ben Lane and Sean Vendy in their final Group A match but still missed out on qualifying for the quarterfinals at the Tokyo Olympics. Ranked 10th in the world, the Indians beat world number 18 team 21-17 21-19 in a 44-minute Group A men's doubles match at the Musashino Forest Plaza. However, they couldn't make it to the knockout stage as they finished third in the Group A.
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    Indian shuttlers Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy emerged victorious against the England pair of Ben Lane and Sean Vendy in their final Group A match but still missed out on qualifying for the quarterfinals at the Tokyo Olympics. Ranked 10th in the world, the Indians beat world number 18 team 21-17 21-19 in a 44-minute Group A men's doubles match at the Musashino Forest Plaza. However, they couldn't make it to the knockout stage as they finished third in the Group A.

  • Indian paddler Sharath Kamal took a game off the legendary Ma Long, the reigning Olympic and world champion, before making a third round exit from the table tennis competition at the Tokyo Games. Sharath fought tooth and nail to take the second game from Long but eventually lost the men's singles contest 7-11 11-8 11-13 4-11 4-11 in 46 minutes.
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    Indian paddler Sharath Kamal took a game off the legendary Ma Long, the reigning Olympic and world champion, before making a third round exit from the table tennis competition at the Tokyo Games. Sharath fought tooth and nail to take the second game from Long but eventually lost the men's singles contest 7-11 11-8 11-13 4-11 4-11 in 46 minutes.

  • Nethra Kumanan finished 38th in one-person dinghy laser radial's 6th race. Overall: 174 points, 33rd. Vishnu Saravanan finishes 12th in Race 6. He climbs to the 22nd position overall. 
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    Nethra Kumanan finished 38th in one-person dinghy laser radial's 6th race. Overall: 174 points, 33rd. Vishnu Saravanan finishes 12th in Race 6. He climbs to the 22nd position overall. 

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